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Tips for Home Buyers and Sellers in a Buyers’ Market

When there are a lot of homes for sale in a particular market, buyers and sellers must both adapt their strategies. Here are tips for home buyers and sellers in a buyer's market.…
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How to Write a Real Estate Listing With Impact

Your home's online listing copy, along with photos, will form the buyer’s first impression. When writing the listing, try to imagine yourself in their shoes. Here's how to write a real estate listing that will…
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What to Ask a Real Estate Agent When Buying

The home-buying process can take a lot of unexpected twists and turns, so having a good agent to guide is key. Before you shake hands on a deal, here's what to ask a…
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Distressed Real Estate for Sale: What You Need to Know

Even though the economy has improved, buyers are still likely to encounter foreclosures, short sales and Real Estate Owned sales (REOs) in the market. Here's what you need to know about distressed real estate…
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Why Home Buyers Need a Realtor

A generation ago, home buyers needed a real estate agent to get listing information and access to historical data about properties. This need caused many buyers to engage with a real estate…
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Real Estate Disclosure Tips

Many realtors and sellers view disclosures as a thorn in their side. Why badmouth the property they're trying to sell? Why not say as little as possible and see if the buyer discovers issues on…
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Homeownership Tax Benefits

Owning a home has many advantages—especially at tax time. Here's a quick guide to homeownership tax benefits. Mortgage interest is deductible Unless you pay cash for your home, you'll need a mortgage. Your monthly mortgage…
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What to Ask a Real Estate Agent When Selling

As you get closer to listing your home, you'll likely have a lot of questions. Here's what to ask a real estate agent when selling your home. What’s the best price my home…
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Buying a Historic Home

Older homes can offer character and charm that you just don't get with newer construction. But buying a historic home can be more expensive and restrictive than you realize. Here's what you should know.…
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Selling a Home in Spring

Selling a home in spring, or any other season, requires prepping, planning, and time. If you intend to sell your home this spring, here are a few steps you should take now. Get an inspection You need to know about…